Meet the Olympic Gold Medalist Who Joined the Women's 3x3 Basketball Team Just 11 Days Ago

Meet the Olympic Gold Medalist Who Joined the Women's 3x3 Basketball Team Just 11 Days Ago
For many athletes, an Olympic gold medal is the culmination of a lifetime spent focused on achieving nothing else. But Jackie Young, who recently won gold at the 2020 Tokyo Games, didn't start thinking seriously about competing until less than two weeks ago. On Wednesday, July 28, Jackie won gold with Team USA as one of four athletes—along with Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray and Kelsey Plum—on the 3x3 women's basketball squad. This was the inaugural year of competition for the event, with the Americans topping Roc in the gold medal game by a score of 18 to 15. But Jackie, a 23-year-old player for the WNBA's Las Vegas Aces, didn't have...
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